Nuclear power could soon be harnessed from oceans

Nuclear power could soon be harnessed from oceans

Scientists are developing a new way of extracting uranium from seawater, an advance that may help countries that lack resources to harness nuclear power from the oceans.

Feb 22, 2017, 00:53 AM IST

'Iran imports 149 tonnes of uranium from Russia'

Iran will receive the final part of a 149-tonne shipment of uranium from Russia as part of its nuclear deal with world powers, it was announced today.

Feb 06, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

India imported 600 tonnes of uranium from Russia, Canada last year

Under bilateral civil nuclear cooperation agreements, India imported over 345 tonnes of uranium from Russia and 250 tonnes from Canada during 2015-16 to fuel Indian nuclear plants, parliament was told on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 21:39 PM IST

Namibia assures India of finding legal ways to supply uranium

Resource-rich Namibia has assured India that it will look into "legal ways" for supplying uranium for peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Jun 17, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Namibia assures supply of uranium to India

Resource-rich Nambia today assured that it will look into "legal ways" through which its uranium can be supplied to India for peaceful nuclear use.

Jun 17, 2016, 05:59 AM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Namibia,uranium supply may dominate talks

President Pranab Mukherjee today arrived in Namibia for a two-day state visit.

Jun 16, 2016, 02:47 AM IST

Australia seals uranium export deal with Ukraine

Australia has agreements to export uranium to 43 states and territories, with Canberra last year singing a landmark deal to sell it to India, which has not signed Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Apr 01, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou scores landslide win in boycotted run-off

Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou scores landslide win in boycotted run-off

Niger`s President Mahamadou Issoufou secured 92 percent of the vote in a controversial run-off ballot boycotted by the opposition, according to official results released Tuesday.

Mar 23, 2016, 03:11 AM IST

Iran nuclear official says uranium exploration results promising

 Preliminary exploration surveys for raw uranium in Iran are progressing well but it is too early to announce any discoveries, the spokesman for the Atomic Energy Agency of Iran (AEOI) was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Sep 13, 2015, 22:47 PM IST
Pakistan's fear: India can make 2,000 nuke bombs

Pakistan's fear: India can make 2,000 nuke bombs

Pakistan has assessed that India has enough fissile material for more than 2,000 warheads, a media report said on Thursday.

Sep 10, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

Australian committee puts tough condition on uranium sale to India

Australia should not sell uranium to India until it sets up an independent nuclear regulator, separate its civil and military nuclear facilities and allow safety inspections, a multi-party committee recommended on Tuesday.

Sep 08, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Australia could be reliable supplier of uranium: Anil Kakodkar

 Former Atomic Energy Commission of India chairman Anil Kakodkar has said the country should accelerate its nuclear energy production programme by taking advantage of the civil nuclear deal it has struck with Australia last year.

Aug 20, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

Ukraine reports seizing nuclear material in western region

Ukraine`s security service said on Wednesday it had seized a small quantity of what appeared to be non-fissile uranium in a peaceful western region of the war-torn former Soviet state.


Aug 06, 2015, 06:23 AM IST

Iran nuclear deal: Main points

Following are the main points in the nuclear deal sealed in Vienna Tuesday by Iran and the P5+1 group -- the United States, China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany:Iran will cut the number of uranium centrifuges -- which can enrich uranium for nuclear fuel but also for a nuclear weapon -- from 19,000 to 5,060, and maintain this level for 10 years.

Jul 14, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

'Iran considers shipping, selling enriched uranium'

Nuclear negotiators for Iran, obligated to dispose tons of enriched uranium under an approaching deal, are focusing on a US-backed plan for Iran to send the material to another country for sale as reactor fuel, diplomats told The Associated Press today.

Jun 28, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

Hillary Clinton's presidential bid in jeopardy amid donation claims

In a report that could potentially hurt Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid, a prominent US daily said that "a flow of cash" made its way into the Clinton Foundation during a deal that gave the Russians control of one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the US.

Apr 25, 2015, 00:04 AM IST
China warns on rising North Korea nuclear capability: Report

China warns on rising North Korea nuclear capability: Report

Chinese nuclear experts have warned that North Korea may already have 20 nuclear warheads and the capability to produce enough weapons-grade uranium to double its arsenal by next year, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Apr 23, 2015, 07:23 AM IST

Bugs can solve India's uranium dilemma: Expert

The exploitation of bugs to extract and process uranium from low-grade ores can help India generate fuel for nuclear reactors in a sustainable and eco-friendly way, an expert said here on Friday.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:15 PM IST

India to get Canadian uranium from 2nd half of 2015

Canadian company Cameco, which has signed an agreement for the supply of uranium to India, will start delivery in the second half of this year with the end-use being strictly monitored.

Apr 17, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Congress 'happy' about India-Canada Uranium supply deal

The Congress party on Thursday said it was 'happy' about the signing of the long-pending Uranium deal between India and Canada, which would help end the process of international isolationism against India in the nuclear energy field.

Apr 16, 2015, 11:38 AM IST